High Court Current Affairs, GK & News

Delhi HC Ruling on Door-to-Door Ration Delivery scheme

The Delhi High Court (HC) recently scrapped a proposed scheme of the Delhi cabinet. The scheme was to supply rations at the doorstep of beneficiaries through government empanelled direct-to-home delivery agencies. Who opposed the scheme and why? In 2018, the Delhi cabinet approved a scheme called ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojna’. But the scheme ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Media One License Issue

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting recently cancelled the broadcasting license of Media One Channel. The license was cancelled after the home ministry raised security issues against the channel and denied “security clearance”. Media One is a Malayalam news channel. What is the issue? Media One is operating since 2013. The channel recently applied for ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Vulnerable Witness Deposition Centre (VWDC) Scheme

The Supreme Court has directed the High Courts of the country to provide an estimate of manpower required to create Vulnerable Witness Deposition Centre (VWDC) scheme in their states within three months. It has introduced new definitions to the vulnerable victims. Who are vulnerable victims? The Supreme Court has included the sexually assaulted victims in ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

HC: Pubic Holiday not a Fundamental Right

The Bombay High Court recently pronounced that whether to announce public holiday or not is government decision. And public holiday is not a fundamental right. Why did the judgement come up? Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory. It was completely liberated from the Portugal rule on August 2, 1954. And therefore, the UT ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Judges Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

The Judges Bill was introduced by The Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju in Lok Sabha. The bill intends to amend the High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Condition of Service) Act. What is Judges Bill? The bill seeks to bring clarity whether the SC and HC ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Narada Bribery Case: Ministers arrested in West Bengal

On May 17, 2021, the Central Bureau of Investigation arrested the Ministers of West Bengal, Subrata Mukherjee, Firhad Hakim, TMC MLA Madan Mitra and Sovan Chattopadhyay (former Kolkata Mayor). Background The Calcutta High Court had ordered a CBI probe against the sting operation in Narada Bribery case in March 2017. The Narada Bribery case in ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: